Ectozoic
Ectozoic \Ec`to*zo"ic\, a. (Zo["o]l.) See {Epizoic}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • ectozoic — /ek teuh zoh ik/, adj. (of a parasitic animal) living on the surface of its host. [ECTOZO(ON) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • ectozoic — ec·to·zo·ic …   English syllables

  • ectozoic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|zōik adjective Etymology: New Latin ectozoa + English ic : living on the surface of an animal : ectozoan * * * /ek teuh zoh ik/, adj. (of a parasitic animal) living on the surface of its host. [ECTOZO(ON) + IC] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectozoic parasite — an animal ectoparasite …   Medical dictionary

  • Epizoic — Ep i*zo ic, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Living upon the exterior of another animal; ectozoic; said of external parasites. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ectozoon —   n. (pl. zoa) external parasite.    ♦ ectozoan,    ♦ ectozoic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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